Almond Zucchini Pasta

When my sister came to stay, I bought some food items especially for her. One was a bag of unsalted almonds, because I know she likes them.

Anyway the weekend passed, the sister went home and left half a bag of almonds.

And I made pasta.

ingredients almond pasta zucchini courgette
Chilli flakes are optional, of course!

First, julienne your spring onion and courgette and place them in a non-stick pan in which you’ve heated a spoonful of olive oil and as many chilli flakes as you wish. Even none.

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In the meantime, put some salted water to boil for the pasta, and put the almonds, breadcrumbs, a drop of olive oil and pepper in a blender.

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Turbo blend them until they’re a nice crumble

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Now add some of the pasta’s cooking water

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and blend again until you obtain a pasty consistency. Taste for salt!

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The zucchini and the pasta should be ready by now. Because you drank a glass of wine and whatsapped a bit while everything was happening, didn’t you? Remember to check for salt!

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These are the zucchini, cooked.

Now, put the two components together, and add the pasta.

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I debated whether to add this photo or not … and ended up going for realism and posting it 😀

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Et voila! The perfect mouthful!

I like this sauce because, apart from being healthy, I like the crunchiness of the almonds and the earthiness of the zucchini together. Let me know what you think!

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3 Comments on “Almond Zucchini Pasta

  1. Pingback: Zucchini and walnuts. On pasta, of course! | Full Of Daisies

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